Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 11

Ref. 760, chronograph, minute counter, two-tone dial; 18K pink gold

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

EUR 1,850 - 3,700 / USD 2,200 - 4,400 / HKD 16,800 - 33,500

Sold: CHF 2,750

18K pink gold, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped with round bezel, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, silver and bronze colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces) with telemetric scale graduated for a kilometre and tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 meters
· Half-instantaneous 45-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)

Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-6-8


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-7-17-01



Slightly spotted

HANDS Original

Brand Breitling, Saint-Imier (Bernese Jura)

Reference 760

Year circa 1940

Movement No. unnumbered

Case No. 503 083 (by Eric Monnier, La Chaux-de-Fonds)

Material 18K pink gold

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Diameter 35.1 mm. (bezel)

Caliber 13’’’ ¾ (based on Venus 175 by Berret & Schmitz, Moutier)

Height 41.1 mm.

Width 35.1 mm.

Signature dial


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

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